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Application deadlines for studies at universities in Germany

Application deadlines in Germany

Although application deadlines may vary slightly from one university to another one, there are generally 2 main intakes:

January: submit your application before 15 January for studies beginning in the summer semester, which follows the dates below:

  • March to August for Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen)
  • April to September for Universities (Universitäten)).

July: submit your application before 15 July for studies beginning in the winter semester, which follows the dates below:

  • September to February for Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen)
  • October to March for Universities (Universitäten)

We recommend you to contact your university's Registrar's Office (Studierendensekrekatriat) to learn the exact dates of application.